The Future of Science panel at the Institute for the Future - Connecting researchers with information - and unlocking it!

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October 22, 2011

The Future of Science panel at the Institute for the Future - Connecting researchers with information - and unlocking it!

These were some slides I prepared for an invited talk at the Institute for the Future on the future of science

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William Gunn

October 22, 2011
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  1. Connecting researchers with information - and unlocking it! William Gunn

    Head of Academic Outreach @mrgunn
  2. Based in London & New York, Mendeley is researchers, graduates

    and software developers from... ...backed by co-founders and former executives of: Supported by:
  3. “The state of knowledge of the human race is sitting

    in the scientists’ computers, and is currently not shared […] We need to get it unlocked so we can tackle those huge problems.”
  4. Connecting Scholars in the Cloud • Incompatible licenses prevent remixing

    and sharing necessary for new insights. • Research is a social activity, but the tools and the data aren’t. • Capture the latent info in their process!
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  13. REPUTATION METRICS

  14. •1,000,000 people using Mendeley •120M papers uploaded •1000 API keys

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  17. www.mendeley.com william.gunn@mendeley.com